Programme

International Conference

Sustainable Multilingualism 2017

26 MAY 2017 (FRIDAY)

8:30 – 9:30 Registration, VMU Small Hall, 28 S. Daukanto Str.

9:30 – 10:00 Opening Address: Prof. Nemira Mačianskienė, Chair of the Conference

10:00 – 11:00

PLENARY SESSION I

VMU Small Hall, 28 S. Daukanto Str.

Moderators: Roma Kriaučiūnienė & Sigitas Lūžys

Prof. ROBERT PHILLIPSON

Copenhagen Business School, Denmark

LANGUAGE CHALLENGES IN GLOBAL AND REGIONAL INTEGRATION

11:00 – 11:30 Coffee break, 28 S. Daukanto Str.

11:30 – 12:30

PLENARY SESSION II

VMU Small Hall, 28 S. Daukanto Str.

Moderators: Daina Kazlauskaitė & Sigitas Lūžys

Prof. MANUEL CÉLIO CONCEIÇÃO

University of Algarve, Faro, Portugal

President of the European Language Council (CEL/ELC)

LE PAYSAGE LINGUISTIQUE DE L’ENSEIGNEMENT SUPERIEUR ET LES DEFIS SOCIETAUX: PERSPECTIVES SOUTENABLES POUR DES EVIDENCES REELLES

HIGHER EDUCATION LINGUISTIC LANDSCAPE AND SOCIETAL CHALLENGES: SUSTAINABLE PERSPECTIVES FOR REAL EVIDENCES

12:30 – 14:00 Lunch break

PARALLEL PRESENTATION SESSION

23 V. Putvinskio Str.

14:00-15:40

Section 1

LANGUAGE POLICY

Room 310

Moderators: Michael Lönz & Vilma Bijeikienė

Section 2

LANGUAGE EDUCATION IN MULTILINGUAL AND MULTICULTURAL ENVIRONMENT

Room 311

Moderators: Stefano M. Lanza & Daiva Pundziuvienė

Section 3

CHALLENGES FOR CULTURE AND IDENTITY

Room 312

Moderators: Servet Çelik & Jurgita Cvilikaitė

Section 4

ISSUES IN BILINGUALISM

Room 313

Moderators: Vytenis Končius & Nemira Mačianskienė

14:20-14:40

BILINGUALISM IN UKRAINE: VALUE OR CHALLENGE?

István Csernicskó

Ferenc Rákóczi II Transcarpathian Hungarian Institute, Ukraine

Réka Máté

Ferenc Rákóczi II Transcarpathian Hungarian Institute and University of Pannonia, Hungary

VIRTUAL PRESENTATIONS

3rd floor, 23 V. Putvinskio Str.

15:30 – 16:00

POSTER SESSION

3rd floor, 23 V. Putvinskio Str.

15:30 – 16:00


15:30 – 16:00 Coffee break, 28 S. Daukanto Str.

PARALLEL PRESENTATION SESSION

23 V. Putvinskio Str.

16:00 – 17:20

LANGUAGE EDUCATION IN MULTILINGUAL AND MULTICULTURAL ENVIRONMENT

CHALLENGES FOR CULTURE AND IDENTITY

Section 5

FRENCH language

Room 310

Moderators: Beatrice Boufoy-Bastick & Liudmila Dulksnienė

Section 6

GERMAN language

Room 311

Moderators: Michael Lönz & Jūratė Andriuškevičienė

Section 7

LITHUANIAN language

Room 312

Moderators: Jurgita Macijauskaitė-Bonda & Sigitas Lūžys

Section 8


Room 313

Moderators: Angelica Peccini & Violeta Kalėdaitė

POSTER PRESENTATIONS

3rd floor, 23 V. Putvinskio Str.

15:30 – 16:00


17:30 Guided tour to the Old Town

19:00 Conference dinner

27 MAY 2017 (SATURDAY)

8:30 – 9:00 Registration, VMU Small Hall, 28 S. Daukanto Str.

9:00 – 10:00

PLENARY SESSION III

VMU Small Hall, 28 S. Daukanto Str.

Moderators: Vilma Bijeikienė & Sigitas Lūžys

Prof. TOVE SKUTNABB-KANGAS

Roskilde University, Denmark

LINGUISTIC DIVERSITY, LANGUAGE RIGHTS AND

LANGUAGE ECOLOGY

10:00 – 10:30 Coffee break, 28 S. Daukanto Str.

10:30 – 11:30

PLENARY SESSION IV

VMU Small Hall, 28 S. Daukanto Str.

Moderators: Vilma Bijeikienė & Sigitas Lūžys

Prof. JEAN-MARC DEWAELE

University of London, Birkbeck

COMMUNICATING EMOTIONS IN A FOREIGN LANGUAGE

11:30 – 13:00 Lunch break

PARALLEL PRESENTATION SESSIONS

23 V. Putvinskio Str.

13:00-14:20

Section 1

LANGUAGE POLICY

Room 310

Moderators: Beáta Fábián & Mindaugas Norkevičius

Section 2

LANGUAGE EDUCATION IN MULTILINGUAL AND MULTICULTURAL ENVIRONMENT

Presentations in LITHUANIAN

Room 311

Moderators: Jūratė Patackaitė & Inga Savickienė

Section 3

LESS WIDELY TAUGHT LANGUAGES

Room 312

Moderators: Vilmantė Liubinienė & Hristo Kyuchukov

13:00-13:20

MULTILINGUALISM IN HUNGARY THEN AND NOW

Zsuzsanna Szilvási

Kaposvár University, Hungary

13:00-13:20

VALUES AND ATTITUDES OF NORDIC LANGUAGE TEACHERS TOWARDS SECOND LANGUAGE EDUCATION

Christina von Post, Dalarna University, Sweden

Helge Räihä, Örebro University, Sweden

Vilmantė Liubinienė, Kaunas University of Technology, Lithuania

VIRTUAL PRESENTATIONS

3rd floor, 23 V. Putvinskio Str.

14:20 – 15:00


14:20 – 15:00 Coffee break, 23 V. Putvinskio Str.

PARALLEL PRESENTATION SESSIONS

23 V. Putvinskio Str.

15:00-16:20

Section 5

NON-FORMAL AND INFORMAL DEVELOPMENT OF PLURILINGUAL COMPETENCE

Room 310

Moderators: Maja Jankowska & Vigilija Žiūraitė

Section 6

ISSUES IN TRANSLATION IN MULTILINGUAL ENVIRONMENT

Room 311

Moderators: Sigita Rackevičienė & Aušra Jankauskaitė

Section 7

LITERATURE AND MULTILINGUALISM

Room 312

Moderators: Manfred Malzahn & Moreno Bonda

VIRTUAL PRESENTATIONS

3rd floor, 23 V. Putvinskio Str.

14:20 – 15:00

POSTER PRESENTATIONS

3rd floor, 23 V. Putvinskio Str.

14:20 – 15:00


16:30 – 17:00 Closing ceremony, Room 310, 23 V. Putvinskio Str.

17:30 – 19:00 Visit to M. K. Čiurlionis National Museum of Art

Contact person: Jurgita Šerniūtė, mob. +37061922399

Institute of Foreign Languages, Vytautas Magnus University, K. Donelaičio str. 52, 44244, Kaunas, Lithuania, Теl. +370 37 327845

Cover picture (Kaunas Castle) taken from: http://www.europeanbestdestinations.com

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